Midlife Crisis vs Midlife Transition

It’s common for a middle-aged American to experience a midlife crisis, but this chapter in their lives doesn’t have to be a breaking point. With Mindful direction, a midlife “crisis” could be an opportunity for growth. The term “midlife crisis” was first coined in 1965 by psychoanalyst, Elliot Jacques. It’s defined as a time in

National Mindfulness Day

Mindfulness Day is celebrated on September 12. Each year we hope to raise awareness about the mental, physical, and spiritual benefits of mindfulness in every aspect of your life. Practicing mindfulness regularly helps reduce stress, depression, hypertension, and heart disease. It can also lower glucose to help with diabetes and aid your immune system which helps with cancer

Keep Learning At Any Age

The old proverb says that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but a new study from the University of California–Riverside challenges that theory. Professor Rachel Wu from the University of California–Riverside believes that we can redefine what it means to have an “aging” brain. She says that as adults we have a tendency

Beets: Top Youth Secret?

Beets aren’t the most popular vegetable, but they do have definite health benefits. In fact, a preliminary study from Wake Forest University shows that drinking a beetroot juice could help older brains function more efficiently. Researchers from Wake Forest University are studying the effect beetroot supplements have on older adults. Their preliminary findings are that

Tea Helps with Aging

Nothing warms your body and your soul like a warm cup of tea on a winter morning. Drinking hot tea can positively impact your health and since January is Hot Tea Month, it’s time that we embrace tea’s delicious anti-aging properties. People have been drinking tea since 2700 B.C. It began as a medicinal drink

You Get Better With Age

Just like a fine wine, you get better as you age. With every new year. you grow wiser, more emotionally stable, and more comfortable in your own skin. In short, aging increases your wellbeing and new research proves this. Last month, Florida State University’s Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy released a study about

Prevent Prostate Cancer

Have you, your husband, your father, and your brothers had their annual doctor’s checkup? If not, now is the time for you to encourage them to do so. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among American men and it kills tens of thousands of men every year. This month let’s take

Berry Good Health

From juice and jelly to cookies and scones, cranberries are enjoyed in a variety of forms, which comes as no surprise considering that they are packed with fiber, vitamin C, and manganese. They’re also known to help with aging. With October being National Cranberry Month, it’s the perfect time to add more cranberries to your

Join the Mindful Living CommUNITY® online!

The mission of The Mindful Living Network® is to gather people into a global community to share information, experiences and to support each other in all aspects of sustainability and Mindful Living. Compassion, kindness and reverent respect for all living things are all core tenants of Mindful Living®. Mindful Living® is grounded in science, rooted in spirituality and independent of religious, spiritual, or cultural beliefs.